Alex Wells


  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me


- Graduated in 2013 with a BEng in Product Design and Manufacture. - 3 years professional experience as a geophysicist in the oil exploration industry, utilising geophysical tools and algorithms to process seismic data. - Successfully managed multiple long term seismic processing projects with total client spend upwards of $10m, delivering a quality final product to client and project constraints and specifications. - Effective decision maker in pressurised situations capable of employing logical solutions to overcome problems encountered during the course of processing projects. - Astute analytical mind with experience in processing, quality control and logistics of large volumes of data. - Engaging and clear communicator when working with both clients and colleagues to deliver a final product to project specifications, constraints and demands. - Flexible and versatile attitude, capable of quickly and thoroughly learning new skills, technologies and software packages in a rapidly developing industry. - Efficient organiser with experience of project, workflow and time management.



  • Music
  • DJ
  • Sound Design
  • Audio Engineering
  • Client Services
  • Data Entry
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Creative Thinking
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history



Downunder Geosolutions

Jul 2013
  • - Managing long term, complex seismic processing projects to deliver a final product in a timely fashion and to a client’s specification. - Analysing large volumes of data to determine the ideal workflow from a time, cost and quality perspective. - Testing, parameterisation and implementation of seismic processing and imaging tasks such as reformatting field data, statistical and model-based denoise, deconvolution, refraction and tomographic statics, q-compensation, migration, demultiple techniques and seismic velocity analysis. - Preparing, running and managing production workflows. - Regularly interacting with local and international clients and colleagues to ensure project quality, time and cost targets are met. - Completing project documentation, technical and status reports. - During severe downturn in the industry, took on extra responsibility of data management and logistics for entire London processing centre; converting, transferring and storing large volumes of data in various formats and on various media including tape drives. Receiving and delivering client data.


Team Support

FMC Catering

May 2010 - Jun 2013
  • - Assisting and supporting kitchen staff at locations across Wimbledon Tennis and London Olympics events. - Managing and distributing stock amongst multiple food halls and restaurants on events site.


Data Processing Assistant

Wandle Housing Association

Jun 2010 - Jul 2010
  • - Data processing for South London housing association during 2010 housing survey using internal software system.



Product Design and Manufacture

University of Nottingham

Jul 2010 - May 2013
  • Engineering


Maths, Physics, German

Hampton Grammar School

Aug 2008 - Jun 2010
  • A Levels